Physics General News

Laser bursts drive fastest-ever logic gates

 Physics General News
 11 May 2022
A long-standing quest for science and technology has been to develop electronics and information processing that operate near the fastest timescales allowed by the laws of nature....

Researchers use light for thermomagnetic recording on silicon waveguide

 Physics General News
 10 May 2022
Researchers have demonstrated, for the first time, light-induced thermomagnetic recording in a magnetic thin-film on silicon waveguides. The new writing technique is poised to enable miniature high-performance magneto-optical memories that don't require bulky optics or mechanical rotation....

On-chip circuit produces up to six microwave photons at the same time

 Physics General News
 10 May 2022
A team of researchers with members from Universit´e Paris-Saclay, the University of Ulm and the Institute of Quantum Technologies has developed an on-chip circuit that produces up to six microwave photons at the same time. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review X, the group...

A new method to synchronize devices on Earth makes use of cosmic rays

 Physics General News
 09 May 2022
Various technologies, networks and institutions benefit from or require accurate time keeping to synchronize their activities. Current ways of synchronizing time have some drawbacks that a new proposed method seeks to address. The cosmic time synchronizer works by synchronizing devices around cosmic...

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